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Apply now Job no: 93135-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

OSFA Advising Coordinator

Official Title:


Hiring Department:




Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 01, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $58,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible administrative work which includes student financial aid functions or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Experience navigating complex regulatory requirements. Demonstrated strong organizational, analytical, detail, and communication skills.

Desired Skills: Knowledge of federal, state, NCAA, and institutional financial aid regulatory requirements.

Core Competencies:
-Proven record of working with complex situations that require sensitivity to unique family circumstances.
-Excellent in providing and coaching others in professional, courteous, and tactful service delivery while establishing and maintaining harmonious and effective work relations with students, staff, faculty, and the general public.
-Ability to effectively manage constituents that may have difficult financial aid queries and may be experiencing distress that could result in occasional confrontational situations.
-Ability to work under pressure.
-Ability to set priorities and manage multiple high-priority tasks simultaneously.
-Skill in the operation of standard office equipment and related software in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner.
-Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information.

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Position Summary:

The Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) endeavors to generate, evaluate, and implement strategic initiatives that create sustainable, long-term improvements to the University of Wisconsin - Madison's financial aid programs and in alignment with OSFA's student-centric mission, vision, and goals. The Advising Coordinator is dedicated to implementing the initiatives and efficient procedures of advising students both on- and off-campus. The position assists in ensuring all federal, state, NCAA, and institutional regulatory requirements are met. The Advising Coordinator also must continually strive to improve advising practices that serve students, their families, and the campus community. The Advising Coordinator will supervise members of the Advising & Outreach team and reports to the Assistant Director of Advising & Outreach. Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Division of Enrollment Management and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary, respectful and inclusive behaviors in all of our interactions.

Additional Information:



Ann Bradshaw
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process. You will be asked to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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